Prosperity is the blessing of the Old Testament; adversity is the blessing of the New.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
They that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils.
Riches are a good hand maiden, but a poor mistress.
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character...
A man must make his opportunity, as oft as find it.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to,...
The worst solitude is to have no real friendships.
Acorns were good until bread was found.
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
Fashion is only the attempt to realize art in living forms and social intercourse.
Young people are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel;...
If money be not thy servant, it will be thy master. The covetous man cannot...
Money is like manure, of very little use except it be spread.
Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.
The root of all superstition is that men observe when a thing hits, but not...
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
There is nothing makes a man suspect much, more than to know little.
Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.